Safari is Apple's web browser. This tag is for Safari in OS X. For Safari on iOS, use the mobile-safari tag, and for Safari in Windows, use the safari-windows tag.

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Switch tabs in Safari - Shortcut (⌘ + ⌥ + Arrow)

I would like to know if there is a way to switch tabs in Safari with the shortcut used in Chrome (⌘ + ⌥ + Arrow). Right now with OS X El Capitan, you can switch between tabs but just up to the 9th ...
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The website “secure-web.cicsco.com” requires a client certificate

My dad got the message in the subject line in Safari today, with a list of certificates and "cancel" and "continue" buttons. He chose "continue". I gather from a discussion at Apple's site that it's ...
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Open a bookmark in Safari from Terminal

I do online tutorials one at a time and in a Safari bookmark called Current I always update the address to my current tutorial. I want some terminal command which I can call to start Safari and open ...
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How to disable zoom-out in Safari in split-screen on El Capitan?

In split view on El Capitan Safari zooms-out some websites, making them unreadable (and making split view unusable). Is there any hidden setting to disable this? I tried to use setting in 'Advanced' ...
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Keychain popup freezes my safari when I visit specific sites

So I'm usually a chrome user, but ever since buying a macbook pro, I switched to safari because chrome drained my battery like mad and it generated too much heat. The transition wasn't bad, I actually ...
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How to get text from Facebook webpages using Automator?

I am managing a network on Facebook that has about 3 million subscribers in about 500+ groups... I used to extract text from those Facebook Group pages using Automator, after getting a huge text file ...
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Safari Tabs not remembering

In my preferences I have set the Safari opens as "windows from last time". I do not know, but it seems not to be working. When I click on the red icon and close the window and start it again my tabs ...
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View webm files with some quicktime plugin on El Capitan (Safari 9.0)?

In Yosemite and earlier versions I used to be able to click on a webm file and the quicktime logo showed very quickly then the video started playing. I think this is some sort of old plugin (like ...
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Which folder can I find cache files for Safari?

Not the cache in ~/library/caches/. I have found it before, with names similar to "FFYWRMQ7RK4CBV2GWNXVTF7IS9DZ9STNWKZHMPPWRI". The folder does not only include images, but also html code. There are ...
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IOS Safari shared links RSS reader documentation

I have a valid ATOM feed here: http://natalian.org/index.atom Though when I added it to Apple's native feed reader, which oddly goes by the name "Shared Links", it doesn't show up despite prompting ...
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Disable Auto-show sidebar in fullscreen Safari 9? [closed]

So in Safari 9, moving your cursor all the way to left edge of the screen while in fullscreen orientation causes the reading list/bookmarks/sharing bar to show then hide back away when the cursor is ...
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kernel: firefox/safari[…] unable to quarantine: 13

I have updated my OS X to the new El Capitan version and now I have an issue in the Firefox/Safari browsers with downloading of the small files to a location on a network share. Most of these ...
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Turn off Safari 9 blinking in web inspector?

The web inspector in Safari 9 seems to have added this new "blinking" thing which I find somewhat annoying although it can be useful. How can you turn it off and on? Here is what I mean.
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On an iPhone my website only picks up on some responsive rules, not all of them

After lots of testing, this problem only occurs on an iPhone (any version) running safari. This problem doesnt happen on Android phones, or on desktop browsers shrunk down to the correct size. Is ...
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Reopening penultimate window on Safari

Title says it all, say you have a Safari window with 50 precious tabs, close it, then reopen one by mistake. Therefore the command "reopen last closed window" or "reopen window from last session" is ...
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MacBook retina 12 inch 2015: text garbled on URL bar of safari

What can cause this? The URL bar is behaving weirdly and cannot be edited
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Is anybody else having problems with the Bookmark sidebar in Safari 9.01?

My bookmarks sidebar will not display when I click on the sidebar button next to the fwd/back buttons in the menu bar. I can open my shortcuts from the bookmarks menu dropdown; sometimes the sidebar ...
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Safari and iTunes Crash on start-up (non-guest account)

Usually they crash immediately but sometimes they start up and then the wheel comes up and they crash. Tried reinstalling Itunes. Tried in safe mode still no luck, then tried on guest account and both ...
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Using Automator (or something) to open Safari

I think I almost have this solved, but I don't get quite what I would like. For most websites, I happily use my default browser (Chrome). However, there is one particular website that just won't ...
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Safari 9 triggers Google search when trying to access internal websites

When I am trying to enter a url in Safari 9 without the http, so for instance print.server.intern then Safari is triggering the Google search. Under Yosemite, the site was called directly. No I ...
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Disable pinned tabs being in every window in Safari 9

Is there any way to disable pinned tabs showing up in every Safari window? I typically have several Spaces going and the pinned tabs are only relevant to those spaces or even just to the specific ...
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Stop Safari 9 window closing when only pinned tabs are left

Love that Safari 9 has pinned tabs, it was the last piece that enabled me to switch from Chrome. However, I often close all tabs except the pinned tabs. However, unless I make one of the pinned tabs ...
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Strange behaviour of window.location in safari (in Tampermonkey script)

I recently did a clean install of El Captian & added Tampermonkey into my safari. Youtube had evolved a lot since its inception and, personally, I found the homepage had become quite shitty so I ...
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In El Capitan: Safari wiped the extension database?

I recently did a clean install of El Capitan & added Tampermonkey to my Safari. I added a few scripts in the morning and went to sleep. I woke up at night and got back to my Safari only to learn ...
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Malware attack freezes Safari—prevention or detection?

Several times in the past few months, a web link has popped up a box alleging that malware has been detected and I should click OK to let them fix it. I'm not stupid enough to even click anywhere ...
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How to turn off Auto-show sidebar in fullscreen Safari 9

In the new El Capitan version of OS X, in safari 9, in fullscreen if you move your cursor to the left, it shows the sidebar. Is there a way to disable it ?
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Safari does not remember favorites panel width in new tab

Like in the title, before updating to 10.11 it worked fine. Now every time I open a new tab, the panel on the left is super narrow. Tried resizing it with ⌘ and ⌥ but nothing helps. Have you guys got ...
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Safari 9 Top Sites shortcut key gone missing or changed?

Until version 9, pressing option+command+1 would bring up Top Sites. That does not work in version 9. I see menu bar Bookmarks > Show Top Sites with no shortcut key listed next to it. That is ...
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A simple script to automate functions in Safari

I can navigate a script to control specific "Menu" items... but I can not find information on directing a script to find and click a specific button on a drop down sheet such as the one shown Im ...
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Apple Remote Desktop - Safari Homepage - How to set to Home Page

Using Apple Remote Desktop, how do I initiate Safari, to began with a preferred web site? Example, I have 50 Mac(s) on my network, and I want each users automatically began on a specific default web ...
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How to paste images from clipboard in Safari

How do you paste an image from your clipboard in to websites/forms which support pasting, in Safari? For example, in Chrome, I can take a screenshot using shift+ctrl+cmd+4 and then use cmd+v to ...
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How to disable Chrome/Safari notifications on multiple devices

I have a macbook, iPad and two iPhones (one is mine, second - my wife's). All of them are connected to the same iCloud/apple account. Now, after last updates (starting from iOS 9), once my wife open ...
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Is there a way to bring back the full status bar in Safari 9?

Contrary to what Apple (or a Google search) seems to think, I don't want a more minimal status bar—I want one that stays in place, is the same height and width at all times, and doesn't distract me by ...
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Change Bookmark Image Thumbnails in Safari

I would like to know if there is way to change the bookmark image thumbnails that Safari automatically generates. This is an example of what I am seeing: I don't really like the way Safari handles ...
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Will Safari preserve my windows and tabs across an OS update?

I have a(n embarrassingly) large number of windows and tabs open in Safari on Mavericks right now, which I'd like to save, and I'd also like to do an OS upgrade sometime this week. I have "restore ...
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Write an AppleScript to create a web link on the desktop

I'm helping a visually impaired friend learn how to use her Mac. She's using the built-in screen magnifier, which is working great. She likes to access websites (mainly TV streaming services) via ...
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Extending the Safari Address Bar When Many Extensions Installed?

I have a number of extensions installed that have shrunk my address bar down to a very undesirable size for input and reviewing URLs. Is there a way to extend the address bar such that extension ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to pin a tab?

In the Safari 9 for OS X El Capitan there is a new feature whereby you can pin a tab. As a result you will see a colored icon with the first letter of the website. Now I wonder if there is a ...
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Disable share (email, message, airdrop) on Finder and Safari

Finder has the option to share via email, message or airdrop is you right-click/(control-click) on a file as one can see in the image below, I don't need this feature and I wouldn't mind if it ...
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How to open “search with google” in context menu with Google Chrome

I've replaced the default search engine via the context menu with Bing (see this question) But it still opens that link in Safari, even though my default browser is Google Chrome. How can I have OSX ...
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Safari search bar searches with random search engines

Most of the time, when I search something using the Safari search bar, it gives me results from Google. Sometimes however, it uses the default search engine of my ISP. How can I fix this and what are ...
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Organizing bookmarks in Safari for Windows

(Please tell me which site to post this on if this is the wrong one.) My internet safety software is failing spectacularly with Chrome at the moment, and I have to uninstall it. So I thought I'd try ...
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Youtube in background

In iOS 9.0.1, I can no longer use the control center play/pause button to force play Youtube in the background while open in Safari. I can see the name of the video, but if i click "play" the button ...
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In Safari, how can I allow a site to locate me, after I have refused?

In Safari on iOS 8 on my iPad, I went to a page on the site www.castorama.fr. The page wanted to locate me. So Safari asked me, and I refused (too quickly). Now, I want to accept. 1) How can I ...
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What can cause some functions of Safari to be disabled?

I sometimes run into this bug wherein Safari, I cannot add a page to my bookmarks. The option is straight out greyed out as seen here: I am in the Safari application, the window is selected in ...
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How is the tab chosen when opening a link from an external location?

I have Safari open with 111 tabs open. I clicked on a URL that a friend sent me on Skype. Safari opened the link in a random tab that wasn't selected, and was neither the first or the last one on the ...
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Juniper VPN silently dies at 2:52 minutes into session

I'm running Safari 7.1.8 on a Mavericks work machine and connecting to work thru a Juniper VPN. Last year Safari started killing the Network Connect after a few minutes. At the time the workaround ...
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How to put or move downloaded files in different folders depending on file type?

Is there a good plugin that automatically saves downloaded files via Safari in different folders depending on the file type? Or maybe a plugin that let's you put a few destinations in the context ...
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Safari's Request Desktop Version of webpage missing in iOS 9

iOS 8 added a great feature in Safari: if one visited a webpage, and then tapped the search bar on top (to get to the bookmarks page), then swiped down, the user would see the option to "Request ...
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How to make Facebook for iPhone open links in Safari?

Is there a way to make Facebook for iPhone (and other iPhone apps like Google & Yelp) always open links in Safari (or YouTube, etc.) instead of in an internal web view? The native apps like ...